Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Tom King
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 days ago
  • Lead complex high value procurements for property projects
  • Influence stakeholders at a national level
  • Expertise to support diverse capital projects

We are currently sourcing a permanent Procurement Specialist on an exclusive basis for the Department of Corrections. With an incredibly diverse asset portfolio of $2.8bn across NZ and significant change to enable new ways of working to fulfil their new strategy Hokai Rangi, this is an exciting time join their newly formed Asset Management team.

The procurement specialist will be a sought after expert within the Assets directorate. You will be responsible for leading complex and high risk/value procurements to ensure the delivery of the key assets and property projects, as well as provide a strategic view of the supplier landscape through developing in-depth sector knowledge and relationships. In this newly created role you have the opportunity to enhance existing policies and procedures, and support the business with negotiations and risk management strategies.

You will have:

  • Significant procurement experience within a property, construction or asset setting
  • Exposure to high risk/value complex tender processes
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to plan ahead

This is an exceptional opportunity to exercise your commercial and professional skills in this changing asset intensive organisation and influence tangible change in physical infrastructure, leading to positive social outcomes for all New Zealanders. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the APPLY NOW button. All applications will be acknowledged electronically.

Applications will close at 5:00 pm on Friday 24 January 2020.

For further information contact Tom King on (04) 471 5866 quoting job number 103060

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